Washington – Four out of five Americans oppose legislative efforts to increase the number of hours truckers can drive per week, according to the results of a poll released by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and the Truck Safety Coalition.
Washington – Key changes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours-of-service regulation that went into effect July 2013 would be suspended, pending further research, under a proposed amendment to a Senate appropriations bill.
Washington – Electronic logging devices used to track truck drivers’ compliance with federal hours-of-service regulations help prevent HOS violations and crashes, according to a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-sponsored report issued in April.
Arlington, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute is inviting truck drivers to participate in two new surveys on how hours-of-service regulations and downtime caused by shippers and receivers have affected their operations.
Washington – Members of the House have requested that the Government Accountability Office evaluate two studies that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has used to justify changes to trucker hours-of-service regulations.